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July 2020

Chestnut-breasted Whiteface Grey Honeyeater Expedition 2020 – 4 Days

17 July 2020 - 21 July 2020
AU$2699 per Person Open

Chestnut-breasted Whiteface is one of the most difficult species for birders to see, because of its very small distribution in remote outback locations, and its elusive nature. It has recently disappeared from one of its key locations leaving only a few spots where it can still reliably be found.

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Sandhill Grasswren Short Tour 2020

20 July 2020 - 22 July 2020
AU$2299 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

The Sandhill Grasswren Amytornis (striatus) oweni has been on top of many a birder’s wish-list. We are very fortunate to have our Alice Springs-based guide who is familiar with this bird having been fortunate to encounter the species at several locations over the years.

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Red Centre Adventure Birding Tour 2020 – 4 Days with optional 2-day Uluru / Sandhill Grasswren extension

22 July 2020 - 26 July 2020
AU$2899 per Person 2 Seats Left

he Red Centre around Alice Springs is host to a variety of exciting bird species. Using Alice Springs as a base, this comfortable 4-day tour takes daily trips out to different areas targeting enigmatic birds such as Dusky Grasswren, Rufous-crowned Emu-wren, Spinifexbird, and Grey Honeyeater.

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Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2020 – 12 Days

30 July 2020 - 11 August 2020
AU$6999 per Person 2 Seats Left

Next Departure for this Tour: Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2021

This is one of Australia’s epic birding adventures. During these 12 days we expect to see over 200 species, and besides the Grasswrens we have a good chance of sought-after birds as Red-lored Whistler, Banded Whiteface, Chestnut, Cinnamon & Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush, Gibberbird, and Yellow Chat.

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August 2020

Savannah to Tropics Birding Tour 2020 – 8 Days

11 August 2020 - 19 August 2020
AU$4599 per Person 2 Seats Left

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

This tour is designed to link our preceding Nine Grass-wren and following Tropical & Far-North Queensland birding tours, as a pleasant alternative to get from Mount Isa to Cairns. We will be exploring the Gulf and Savannah country, the stark landscape around Mount Isa and the lush tropical highlands surrounding Cairns.

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Red Centre Adventure Small Group Tour – 5 Days

12 August 2020 - 17 August 2020
AU$4,400 per Person FULL

Next Departure for this Tour: Red Centre Adventure Birding Tour - July 2021

The Red Centre Adventure visits the Eastern and Western MacDonnell Ranges, the sewage works, the Old Telegraph Station, the Tanami Road, Kumoth Bore and the Deep Well Road, and then ventures into the outback to visit the scenic Kings Canyon and Austral’a's most famous rock: Uluru.

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Tropical and Far North Queensland Birding Tour 2020 – 9 Days

19 August 2020 - 28 August 2020
AU$4999 per Person FULL

Tropical Far North Queensland is without doubt one of Australia’s top birding destinations. A variety of tropical habitats including rainforests, palm-fringed beaches, mangrove-lined mudflats, savannahs and cool mountain ranges result in a bird diversity unparalleled elsewhere in the country.

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Best of Top End Birding Tour 2020 – 7 Days

30 August 2020 - 5 September 2020
AU$5,499 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: Best of Top End Birding Tour August 2021

One of Australia’s top birding destinations, the Northern Territory’s ‘Top End’ includes tantalizing destinations such as Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park, Pine Creek, Katherine and Jubara / Gregory National Park (Timber Creek Region). A raft of wonderful birds inhabit this scenic area.

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Tropical and Far North Queensland Birding Tour 2020 Extra Departure – 9 Days

30 August 2020 - 8 September 2020
AU$4,999 per Person 2 Seats Left

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Tropical Far North Queensland is without doubt one of Australia’s top birding destinations. A variety of tropical habitats including rainforests, palm-fringed beaches, mangrove-lined mudflats, savannahs and cool mountain ranges result in a bird diversity unparalleled elsewhere in the country. Commencing in Cairns, we’ll bird the local area and head to well-known Kingfisher Park on the Atherton Tablelands, then traverse the unique Cape York Peninsula. Expect over 200 species including all the endemics and other important birds this area is well-known…

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September 2020

Grey Falcon and Letter-winged Kite Birding Tour 2020 – 7 Days

10 September 2020 - 16 September 2020
AU$4399 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Grey Falcon and Letter-winged Kite are amongst Australia’s most sought-after raptors. During our many outback birding tours we’ve located these species reliably enough to be able to offer this special tour. We should have multiple sightings of both species.

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October 2020

Australia: Land of Parrots 16 Day Birding Tour

6 October 2020 - 22 October 2020
US$6,199 per Person 2 Seats Left

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October is the Australian spring and an opportune season to interact with parrots. During this period they tend to be congregated in flocks as well as paired in more scattered locations during the breeding season. Not just parrots, we will encounter a variety of other fascinating wildlife species as well. Such iconic species as the Emu, Kangaroo, Kookaburra and possibly even the infamous salt water crocodile in the region of Kakadu.

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Six Grasswren Birding Tour 2020 – 7 ½ Days

17 October 2020 - 25 October 2020
AU$3999 per Person 3 Seats Left

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Now in our 15th year, the 6 Grasswren tour continues to be one of our most popular outback birding tours. This is one of Australia’s epic birding adventures, during which we search for half of all of Australia’s current Grasswren species. This fast-paced trip is not for the faint-hearted, with lots of walking in sometimes difficult terrain, early departures and late finishes each day, while covering over 2500 km in 7 days.

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Comfortable Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2020 – Oct Departure – 16 Days

17 October 2020 - 2 November 2020
AU$8,749 per Person Open

We have secured access to some new birding locations exclusively for this tour. The rewards will be some of Australia‟s most sought-after outback species, wonderful scenery and great camaraderie. Accommodation will be of the highest available standard.

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Kangaroo Island Birding and Wildlife Tour 2020 Extra Departure – 4 Days

25 October 2020 - 28 October 2020
AU$2,599 per Person Open

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Just off the Adelaide, SA coast, Kangaroo Island harbours a unique, diverse wildlife, specialised birds, striking scenery (including remarkable granite formations) and vast tracts of wilderness, protected in many reserves. The dawn chorus at sunrise is something to behold, and walking through the bush is rewarded with a delight of sounds and images from a huge variety of different bird species. Spectacular coastlines harbor an amazing variety of birds and wildlife.

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Kangaroo Island Birding and Wildlife Tour 2020 – 4 Days

29 October 2020 - 2 November 2020
AU$2599 per Person FULL

Well-known for its wildlife, Kangaroo Island is home to “Kangaroo Island Kangaroos”, tammar wallabies, echidnas, brush-tailed possums, bottle-nosed dolphins, Australian sealions, Australian and New-Zealand Fur Seals.

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November 2020

Great Southern Birding Tour 2020 – 13 Days

1 November 2020 - 14 November 2020
AU$6999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

This exciting tour specifically concentrates on the many specialties of the southern regions of Australia, parts of the outback and the great inland rivers. An optional extension to Tasmania is available. During the main tour we are likely to find over 250 species of birds.

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Tasmania: Birds and Mammals Tour – 5 ½ Days

15 November 2020 - 20 November 2020
AU$3799 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Australia’s mysterious island state is home to 13 endemic birds as well as some unique mammal species. Our Tasmania: Birds & Mammals tour showcases these wonderful birding and mammal highlights in 5 ½ fabulous days. Bird species include Forty-spotted Pardalote, Dusky Robin, 3 Honeyeaters, Yellow Wattlebird, Tasmanian Native-Hen, Black Currawong, Green Rosella, Tasmanian Scrubwren, Tasmanian Thornbill and Scrubtit, as well as the beautiful Swift Parrot.

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Western Specialties and Splits Birding Tour 2020 – 7 Days

16 November 2020 - 22 November 2020
AU$3,999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: Western Specialties and Splits Birding Tour 2021

This tour is a fast-paced trip as we’ll cover some 3000 km in seven days. Focusing on the main targets of Copperback (pictured) and Nullarbor Quail-thrush, Naretha Blue Bonnet and White-bellied (was Western) Whipbird, we will also be looking for Western Grasswren, the newly split “Spotted” Scrubwren and other localized species.

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December 2020

South-west Endemics Birding Tour 2020 – 7 Days

1 December 2020 - 8 December 2020
AU$3,999 per Person 3 Seats Left

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

The south-west corner of Western Australia is one of the most bird-rich areas in the country. Our 7 day, 7 night fully accommodated tour begins and ends in Perth (WA) and takes in a range of habitats including wetlands, open woodlands, sandy heathlands, the Stirling Ranges and tall karri forest. This is a very pleasant area to be birding in with mild weather, good infrastructure yet a sense of adventure remains.

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March 2021

Tantalising Thailand Birding Tour 2021 – 17 Days

1 March 2021 - 18 March 2021
AU$8999 per Person 3 Seats Left

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Our tours through this exotic, vibrant and beautiful country with its diverse ethnic groups, age-old monarchy and rich cultural heritage has great appeal and will no doubt delight and surprise you.

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Dubai Area Short Birding Tour 2021 – 4 Days

16 March 2021 - 19 March 2021
US$2,300 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

This is a short tour of the ‘triangle’ part of the United Arab Emirates: the peninsula to the south-east and north-east of Dubai. The avifauna is an east-meets-west blend of Palearctic and Oriental species, amongst the latter being ubiquitous Purple Sunbirds, Red-wattled Lapwings, Little Green Bee-eaters and Grey Francolins.

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Uganda Gorillas and Birds Tour 2021 – 10 days

20 March 2021 - 30 March 2021
US$5,999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Uganda is known as the ‘Pearl of Africa’: an unforgettable yet affordable wildlife and birding destination. A safe, friendly country with good roads and excellent training programs for local guides, Uganda has become one of Africa’s most outstanding destinations for birders and wildlife enthusiasts.

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Magical Malaysia Bird Photography Tour 2021 – 8 Days

23 March 2021 - 31 March 2021
AU$5599 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Based on the success of our long-running Peninsular Malaysia birding tour, we have totally redesigned this tour to allow for the best photographic opportunities of Malaysia’s fantastic birdlife.

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April 2021

Costa Rica Birding Tour 2021 – 12 Days

1 April 2021 - 14 April 2021
US$6349 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Costa Rica a tropical birding paradise. Our 12-day birding tour will take in the country’s richest birding locations and a variety of habitats. We’ll be staying in excellent lodges with birds on our doorstep. During this tour we expect to see up over 400 bird species!

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Exotic Ethiopia Birding Tour 2021 – 12 Days

3 April 2021 - 15 April 2021
US$4,400 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

A birding paradise if there ever was one, Ethiopia is a somewhat recent arrival on the scene of birding destinations. Exotic and unspoilt by modern tourism, yet safe and comfortable, this country has come a long way from its troubled past.

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Tanzania Birding Tour 2021 – 16 Days

19 April 2021 - 4 May 2021
US$7,999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Join Bellbird’s spectacular Tanzania tour in 2021! The Serengeti; a vast unspoiled savannah, hosts the most spectacular concentration of animals on our planet: herds of wildebeest, gazelles and zebras; lions, leop-ards, cheetahs and smaller predators; and scavengers such as jackals and vultures are ever present.

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May 2021

*Western Specialties and Splits Birding Tour 2021 – Extra Departure – 7 Days

5 May 2021 - 11 May 2021
AU$3,999 per Person Open

As a result of the recent splits of some of Australia’s western specialties, Bellbird Birding Tours is once again offering its Western SA Specialties and Splits Tour. Starting in and returning to Adelaide, this tour traverses much of South Australia’s West Coast, the northern Eyre Peninsula and Nullarbor Plain towards the Western Australian border.

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*Comfortable Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2021 – May Departure – 16 Days

11 May 2021 - 27 May 2021
AU$8,749 per Person Open

This is a slow-paced version of our flagship Nine Grasswren tour, one of Australia’s epic birding adventures. We will look for nine of Australia’s 13 Grasswren species: Striated, Shorttailed, Western, Thick-billed, Eyrean, Grey, Kalkadoon, Carpentarian and Rusty Grasswren.

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Sabah: Jewel of Borneo birding and wildlife tour 2021 – 10 days

24 May 2021 - 3 June 2021
AU$7,499 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Sabah, a part of Malaysia located in northern Borneo, is a heaven for birds and wildlife. Teeming rainforests fan out from Mount Kinabalu to the lowlands and coast. The wildlife is incomparable, with a host of enticing birds (including 48 endemics) and a charismatic mammal fauna (including Orang-Utan and Pygmy Elephant).

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June 2021

Peninsular Malaysia Birding Tour 2021 – 8 Days

4 June 2021 - 12 June 2021
AU$5,499 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Safe, comfortable and reliable. This is the perfect tour for those who have always wanted to bird South-east Asia but have had some reservations – until now, that is! Join our Australian and local guide on this tour and be amazed at how sophisticated and modern this country has become in recent decades.

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Western Australia Birding Extravaganza 2021 – 9 Days

23 June 2021 - 2 July 2021
AU$14199 per Person 4 Seats Left

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Following 2 successful Air Safari birding tours, we're proud to offer the Western Australia Birding Extravaganza from Perth to the Kimberley. Targeting all local specialties, we'll once again be using our own private chartered aircraft for this trip.

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July 2021

*Western Specialties and Splits Birding Tour 2021 – 7 Days

1 July 2021 - 8 July 2021
AU$3,999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Starting in and returning to Adelaide, this tour traverses much of South Australia’s West Coast, the northern Eyre Peninsula and Nullarbor Plain towards the Western Australian border. This tour is a fast-paced trip as we’ll cover some 3000 km in seven days.

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*Chestnut-Breasted Whiteface Grey Honeyeater Birding Tour 2021 – 4 Days

7 July 2021 - 11 July 2021
AU$2,699 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Commencing from Coober Pedy (SA), accessible on direct flights from Adelaide, this trip explores areas adjacent to the Stuart Highway before heading off into little-visited outback locations to search for Chestnut-breasted Whiteface. July is a great time to go birding here and we expect to see many other great species including Thick-billed Grasswren, Gibberbird, Budgerigar, Crimson and Orange Chat, and there’s alwa

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*Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2021 – 12 Days

8 July 2021 - 20 July 2021
AU$6,999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

During these 12 days we expect to see over 200 species, and besides the Grasswrens we have a good chance of sought-after birds as Red-lored Whistler, Banded Whiteface, Chestnut, Cinnamon & Chestnut-breasted Quail-thrush, Gibberbird, Yellow Chat, Inland Dotterel, Flock Bronzewing, Spinifex Pigeon, Painted Finch and even the enigmatic Grey Falcon.

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*Red Centre Adventure Birding Tour 2021 – 5 Days

10 July 2021 - 15 July 2021
AU$4,399 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

The Red Centre Adventure visits the Eastern and Western MacDonnell Ranges, the sewage works, the Old Telegraph Station, the Tanami Road, Kumoth Bore and the Deep Well Road, and then ventures into the outback to visit the scenic Kings Canyon and Australia's most famous rock: Uluru (Ayers Rock), while looking for other good birds including the rare Sandhill Grasswren.

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Comfortable Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2021 – July Departure – 16 Days

21 July 2021 - 5 August 2021
AU$8,799 per Person 2 Seats Left

This is a slow-paced version of our flagship Nine Grasswren tour, one of Australia’s epic birding adventures. We will look for nine of Australia’s 13 Grasswren species: Striated, Shorttailed, Western, Thick-billed, Eyrean, Grey, Kalkadoon, Carpentarian and Rusty Grasswren.

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August 2021

Brazil: Jaguars and Birds – Pantanal and Amazonia 2021 – 14 Days

23 August 2021 - 5 September 2021
US$5999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

Brazil is the second most endemic-rich country in the world, with the rainforests of the Amazon holding a significant number of such specialities. This tour covers the Amazon rainforest and Pantanal wetlands, but also spends time in the vastly different dry cerrado, which adds a whole swathe of species.

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Best of Top End Birding Tour 2021 – 7 Days

29 August 2021 - 4 September 2021
AU$5,599 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

One of Australia’s top birding destinations, the Northern Territory’s ‘Top End’ includes tantalizing destinations such as Kakadu National Park, Nitmiluk National Park, Pine Creek, Katherine and Jubara / Gregory National Park (Timber Creek Region).

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September 2021

*Comfortable Nine Grasswren Birding Tour 2021 – Sept Departure – 16 Days

21 September 2021 - 6 October 2021
AU$8799 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

This is a slow-paced version of our flagship Nine Grasswren tour, one of Australia‟s epic birding adventures. We have secured access to some new birding locations exclusively for this tour. The rewards will be some of Australia‟s most sought-after outback species, wonderful scenery and great camaraderie.

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April 2022

Best of Europe Birding Tour 2022 – 21 Days

29 April 2022 - 21 May 2022
US$9,999 per Person Open

Next Departure for this Tour: No further schedules yet

By popular demand we’re offering a ‘Best of Europe’ birding tour in spring 2022. Visiting the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia and featuring mouth-watering localities and their unique birds, this tour is sure to be the highlight of anyone’s birding career. The tour was developed by Bellbird’s very own founding couple, Peter Waanders and Helga Kieskamp.

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